Sat Aug 7th. 3-7pm @ Play Up Studios!
CLASSES & TRAINING
Students will take 2x 1hr classes per week in the styles of Popping, Breaking, Lite Feet, New Jack Swing & Commercial with a specialist teacher for each style. Over the course of the year, there will be guest master classes with seasoned industry professionals. Parents can request our Headshot Photography & Resumé Design services for this exercise so that you'll have everything you need to book professional work as a dancer.
CONVENTIONS & COMPETITIONS
Over the course of the year, students will be taken to regional conventions & competitions where they can take classes with industry leaders & compete against the best dancers in the tri-state area. Students will regularly meet to learn repertoire choreographed by company founder & creative director Eboné VanityZo Johnson as well other faculty members. Upon request, parents can choose to book Mrs. Eboné for solos, duets & trios at a discounted company member rate.
VIDEO & PHOTO SHOOTS
We will shoot promotional media for the company on Orientation Day as well as behind the scenes videography of classes & conventions for the "VZTV" YouTube Channel. Students will learn best practices for dancing on camera on Studio Shoot Day in which the kids will be filmed on a cyclorama photo studio with full lighting & wardrobe. Parents can also request to shoot Solos, Duets & Trios for a discounted company member rate.
WINTER IN-STUDIO & SPRING CONCERT
In December, parents will be invited to observe their children at an in-studio showcase to see their progress & development thus far in the program. In May, the year will culminate with a celebratory 2-hour concert featuring the choreography & repertoire students learned over the course of the 9-month program from Mrs. Eboné as well as guest choreographers. This Spring Concert will keep you on the edge of your seats with theatrical elements, crowd participation & music that will pay homage to the originators of Funk, Hip Hop & RnB.